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SCCS Concludes Fragrance Ingredient Unsafe

March 16, 2015

The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has confirmed that the fragrance ingredient vetiveryl acetate (CAS No. 62563-80-8/ 84082-84-8/ 117-98-6) is not safe in cosmetics, specifically in leave-on and rinse-off products. The conclusion is based on cites a lack of adequate information on the test substances and that new data need to be provided.

The deadline for comments on the assessment is May 19, 2015.